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The Linen Peddler

The Linen Peddler meddles and peddles in fine hand printed linens and cottons. Old suitcases carry a cornucopia of bespoke treasures.

Start rummaging and you will find artisan table runners and napkins, decorated with images of ‘Plateau Fruits de Mer’ inspired by warm summer afternoons in the south of France sipping chilled white wine whilst eating lobsters, crabs and prawns from ice cooled platters. Heaven!

Delve a little deeper to unearth wonderfully seductive table napkins depicting delicious vegetables, Beetroots, Artichokes and Asparagus, great for that special occasion or for everyday meal gatherings.

For the coming Autumn/Winter festive season deck your table with a plethora of woodland animal prints inspired by the “Game” season.

For the kitchen The Linen Peddler has produced a range of Linen Tea Towels inspired by utensils and objects found on the laden shelves of the "Traditional General Store" harping back to bygone days.

Hording comes naturally to the Linen Peddler and the eclectic mix of objects, junk and jumble acquired over time is the main influence for her many collections.

Jane Howarth was Senior Lecturer and Head of Fashion/Textiles on the Foundation course at the University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone from 1994 until 2014. She was also an associate lecturer at UAL, teaching drawing classes on the BA (Hon’s) Fashion Illustration course. Know she spends most of her time on her workshop developing her ideas.

She has a BA Hon’s in Fashion/Textiles and a Postgraduate in printed textiles.

She has been producing her own diverse work for many years and has featured in various lifestyle magazine articles including Casa Vogue, Living Etc, Noi-se, Metro, Country Homes and Interiors, Shop eat drink London, to name a few.

Recent exhibitions of her sculptural art pieces include The Saatchi gallery ‘Burning Bright ‘ exhibition at The Hyatt Churchill, London.

Her work is currently on sale at select boutiques in south London. Check out ‘Brixi’ (Brixton Village)

 

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